The Hair Episode

Or lack thereof There’s a worrying lack of clarity when it comes to Ancient Egyptian hairstyles, given that there has been a strong stereotype perpetuated that Ancient Egyptians, both male and female, shaved themselves bald. To be frank, it’s even hard to research this topic and find reliable sources. Hearsay, it seems, is king. Which,Continue reading “The Hair Episode”

The Makeup Episode

The cat eye look is old as dirt Woohoo! Time for another episode focused around style and fashion. This time, I thought we’d focus on a very famous aspect of Ancient Egypt – makeup. Frankly, their famous cat-eye look probably the oldest style in existence which has a close variant that is still stylish today.Continue reading “The Makeup Episode”

The Bling Episode

Ancient Egyptian jewelry – pictures galore! Okay, so for today I thought we’d take a hard left turn and talk a bit about Ancient Egyptian jewelry. Yah! Of course I’ll be focusing on Middle Kingdom styles, since this is the setting for my story, but I have some interesting examples from the New Kingdom thatContinue reading “The Bling Episode”